TIERAERZTLICHE PRAXIS AUSGABE GROSSTIERE NUTZTIERE, vol.47, no.5, pp.281-284, 2019 (Peer-Reviewed Journal)
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TIERAERZTLICHE PRAXIS AUSGABE GROSSTIERE NUTZTIERE
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Cow, dystocia, non-steroidal antiphlogistic drugs, retained placenta, MILK-PRODUCTION, DAIRY-COWS, CATTLE, PARTURITION, BEHAVIOR, DERMATITIS
Objective The post partum use of analgesics in cows has increased in consequence to society's increased awareness of animal welfare. However, it is known that the post partum administration of a subset of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs to cows may lead to an increased rate of retained placenta. Therefore, the aim of this study was clarify, whether a single administration of meloxicam to cows that experienced dystocia results in an increased rate of this disease.